From UP Beat
The University of Portland’s Mock Trial Team attended the Emerald City Open over the weekend of November 9-10 in Seattle, according to team advisor Aaron Johnson, political science. One squad placed 5th with a win/loss record of 6-2. Several students also won individual awards. Sophomore Daniel Shultz was awarded most outstanding witness of the tournament with a perfect ranking; senior Amanda Danforth placed 2nd overall for witnesses with a nearly perfect score; senior Brendan Bewley was awarded an outstanding attorney award with a near perfect score; and junior Nic Barradas received the Most Outstanding Attorney award of the tournament after achieving a perfect ranking over the course of the weekend, the third year in a row that a UP mock trial team member has taken that award. For more information contact Aaron Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org.